Events

Find out what events are happening in Northwich Woodlands. Booking is not required unless otherwise stated, but please feel free to call the relevant contact number should you have any queries.

24th April 2017
Northwich Woodlands Wildlife Walks
In conjunction with the Workers' Educational Association, a series of three 2 hr walks throughout the seasons. We will visit some areas in Northwich Woodlands, normally inaccessible to the public, enabling patient wildlife enthusiasts to look at the flora and fauna. Meet us at 10am we will then travel using our own transport to other areas. Bring boots or stout shoes and wet weather clothing.
Starts: 10.00 am Rangers Cabin / Marbury Lodge.
Contact: Dave James on 01606 77741
Email: david.james@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

13th May 2017
Dawn Chorus Walk, Marbury Country Park
Join FoAM's birding experts for this popular event for everyone interested in birds.
Starts: 5.00 am at the Rangers' Cabin/Marbury Lodge
Contact: David Bullock 01606 781981

15th May 2017
FoAM AGM, Quiz and Supper
There will be a charge for supper.
Starts: 7.45 pm Comberbach Memorial Hall.
Contact: To book for the Quiz and Supper contact: Anna Cooper 01606 891683

22nd May 2017
Northwich Woodlands Wildlife Walks
In conjunction with the Workers' Educational Association, a series of three 2 hr walks throughout the seasons. We will visit some areas in Northwich Woodlands, normally inaccessible to the public, enabling patient wildlife enthusiasts to look at the flora and fauna. Meet us at 10am we will then travel using our own transport to other areas. Bring boots or stout shoes and wet weather clothing.
Starts: 10.00 am Rangers Cabin / Marbury Lodge.
Contact: Dave James on 01606 77741
Email: david.james@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

27th May 2017
Bring and Buy Plant Sale, Marbury Country Park
Come and find something for house or garden at FoAM's amazing plant sale. All surplus plants will be welcome.
Starts: 10.00 am - 4.00 pm at the Rangers' Cabin/Marbury Lodge
Contact: Jim Jeeves 01606 77688

28th May 2017
Bring and Buy Plant Sale, Marbury Country Park
Come and find something for house or garden at FoAM's amazing plant sale. All surplus plants will be welcome.
Starts: 10.00 am 4.00 pm at the Rangers' Cabin/Marbury Lodge
Contact: Jim Jeeves 01606 77688

8th June 2017
Art in the Park
An evening of sketching outdoors with local artist and tutor Rebecca Yoxall, using charcoal produced at Marbury. In the event of bad weather, we will work in the shelter of Marbury Lodge. You will need to bring something to sit on! Numbers limited, so booking essential.
Starts: 6.00pm 9pm. Meet at the Rangers' Cabin/Marbury Lodge
Contact: Brenda Yates 01565 733197

17th June 2017
Breakfast with Moths, Marbury Country Park
Join FoAM's regular moth trappers to see the range of beautiful moths attracted to the traps on the previous night. Croissants and orange juice available for breakfast. Donations welcome.
Starts: 9.30am at the Rangers' Cabin/Marbury Lodge
Contact: Brenda Yates 01565 733197

18th June 2017
Pond Dipping for 'Grown - ups'
A new event for parents, grandparents, and the young at heart. Experience what youngsters find when looking for the 'Wonders of Pond Life'. Booking essential.
Starts: Marbury Lodge at 10.00am.
Contact: Jim Jeeves 01606 77688

1st July 2017
Wildflower Walk in Anderton Nature Park
A guided walk to view the many summer wildflowers.
Starts: 10.00am Anderton Nature Park car park
Contact: Mary Jeeves 01606 77688

3rd July 2017
Northwich Woodlands Wildlife Walks
In conjunction with the Workers' Educational Association, a series of three 2 hr walks throughout the seasons. We will visit some areas in Northwich Woodlands, normally inaccessible to the public, enabling patient wildlife enthusiasts to look at the flora and fauna. Meet us at 10am we will then travel using our own transport to other areas. Bring boots or stout shoes and wet weather clothing.
Starts: 10.00 am Rangers Cabin / Marbury Lodge.
Contact: Dave James on 01606 77741
Email: david.james@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

8th July 2017
FoAM Music in the Park
FoAM's celebration of Summer in the Park. Bring your own picnic or food to barbecue.
Starts: 5.00 pm Marbury Country Park
Contact: Sandra Head 01606 212264

25th July 2017
Holiday Pond Dipping and Bug Hunting
Pond Dipping: 28th July, 1st 11th 15th 25th and 29th August. Bug Hunting: 25th July, 4th, 8th ,18th, 22nd August and 1st September Come and help the Rangers explore and find the bugs and beasties that lurk in Marbury. Morning sessions only, each Tuesday and Friday of the holidays. Booking Only.
Contact: Dave James or Chris Moseley 01606 77741
Email: marbury@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

28th July 2017
Holiday Pond Dipping and Bug Hunting
Pond Dipping: 28th July, 1st 11th 15th 25th and 29th August. Bug Hunting: 25th July, 4th, 8th ,18th, 22nd August and 1st September Come and help the Rangers explore and find the bugs and beasties that lurk in Marbury. Morning sessions only, each Tuesday and Friday of the holidays. Booking Only.
Contact: Dave James or Chris Moseley 01606 77741
Email: marbury@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

1st August 2017
Holiday Pond Dipping and Bug Hunting
Pond Dipping: 28th July, 1st 11th 15th 25th and 29th August. Bug Hunting: 25th July, 4th, 8th ,18th, 22nd August and 1st September Come and help the Rangers explore and find the bugs and beasties that lurk in Marbury. Morning sessions only, each Tuesday and Friday of the holidays. Booking Only.
Contact: Dave James or Chris Moseley 01606 77741
Email: marbury@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

4th August 2017
Holiday Pond Dipping and Bug Hunting
Pond Dipping: 28th July, 1st 11th 15th 25th and 29th August. Bug Hunting: 25th July, 4th, 8th ,18th, 22nd August and 1st September Come and help the Rangers explore and find the bugs and beasties that lurk in Marbury. Morning sessions only, each Tuesday and Friday of the holidays. Booking Only.
Contact: Dave James or Chris Moseley 01606 77741
Email: marbury@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

8th August 2017
Holiday Pond Dipping and Bug Hunting
Pond Dipping: 28th July, 1st 11th 15th 25th and 29th August. Bug Hunting: 25th July, 4th, 8th ,18th, 22nd August and 1st September Come and help the Rangers explore and find the bugs and beasties that lurk in Marbury. Morning sessions only, each Tuesday and Friday of the holidays. Booking Only.
Contact: Dave James or Chris Moseley 01606 77741
Email: marbury@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

11th August 2017
Holiday Pond Dipping and Bug Hunting
Pond Dipping: 28th July, 1st 11th 15th 25th and 29th August. Bug Hunting: 25th July, 4th, 8th ,18th, 22nd August and 1st September Come and help the Rangers explore and find the bugs and beasties that lurk in Marbury. Morning sessions only, each Tuesday and Friday of the holidays. Booking Only.
Contact: Dave James or Chris Moseley 01606 77741
Email: marbury@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

15th August 2017
Holiday Pond Dipping and Bug Hunting
Pond Dipping: 28th July, 1st 11th 15th 25th and 29th August. Bug Hunting: 25th July, 4th, 8th ,18th, 22nd August and 1st September Come and help the Rangers explore and find the bugs and beasties that lurk in Marbury. Morning sessions only, each Tuesday and Friday of the holidays. Booking Only.
Contact: Dave James or Chris Moseley 01606 77741
Email: marbury@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

18th August 2017
Holiday Pond Dipping and Bug Hunting
Pond Dipping: 28th July, 1st 11th 15th 25th and 29th August. Bug Hunting: 25th July, 4th, 8th ,18th, 22nd August and 1st September Come and help the Rangers explore and find the bugs and beasties that lurk in Marbury. Morning sessions only, each Tuesday and Friday of the holidays. Booking Only.
Contact: Dave James or Chris Moseley 01606 77741
Email: marbury@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

22nd August 2017
Holiday Pond Dipping and Bug Hunting
Pond Dipping: 28th July, 1st 11th 15th 25th and 29th August. Bug Hunting: 25th July, 4th, 8th ,18th, 22nd August and 1st September Come and help the Rangers explore and find the bugs and beasties that lurk in Marbury. Morning sessions only, each Tuesday and Friday of the holidays. Booking Only.
Contact: Dave James or Chris Moseley 01606 77741
Email: marbury@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

25th August 2017
Holiday Pond Dipping and Bug Hunting
Pond Dipping: 28th July, 1st 11th 15th 25th and 29th August. Bug Hunting: 25th July, 4th, 8th ,18th, 22nd August and 1st September Come and help the Rangers explore and find the bugs and beasties that lurk in Marbury. Morning sessions only, each Tuesday and Friday of the holidays. Booking Only.
Contact: Dave James or Chris Moseley 01606 77741
Email: marbury@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

29th August 2017
Holiday Pond Dipping and Bug Hunting
Pond Dipping: 28th July, 1st 11th 15th 25th and 29th August. Bug Hunting: 25th July, 4th, 8th ,18th, 22nd August and 1st September Come and help the Rangers explore and find the bugs and beasties that lurk in Marbury. Morning sessions only, each Tuesday and Friday of the holidays. Booking Only.
Contact: Dave James or Chris Moseley 01606 77741
Email: marbury@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

1st September 2017
Holiday Pond Dipping and Bug Hunting
Pond Dipping: 28th July, 1st 11th 15th 25th and 29th August. Bug Hunting: 25th July, 4th, 8th ,18th, 22nd August and 1st September Come and help the Rangers explore and find the bugs and beasties that lurk in Marbury. Morning sessions only, each Tuesday and Friday of the holidays. Booking Only.
Contact: Dave James or Chris Moseley 01606 77741
Email: marbury@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

14th September 2017
Food for Free
An opportunity to join this popular event hosted by the Rangers and FoAM at Marbury Country Park. It includes a 2hr walk followed by preparing, cooking and tasting. You may need to bring your lunch!.
Starts: 10.30 am - at the Rangers' Cabin/Marbury Lodge
Contact: Chris Moseley 01606 77741

23rd September 2017
Fungal Hunts in Marbury Country Park
Fungal Punk Dave returns to Marbury for another unforgettable search for fungi large and small. Some rough ground. Morning and afternoon sessions. No charge but group numbers limited, so booking essentia.l
Starts: Brenda Yates 01565 733197

8th October 2017
Autumn Bird Walk , Northwich Woodlands
See Migrating and Wintering Birds at Haydn's Pool, Ashton's and Neumann's Flashes.
Starts: 10.00 am-12.00 Meet: Cumberland Car Park, Northwich
Contact: David Bullock 01606 781981

11th October 2017
Hedgelaying for Beginners
Try your hand at this traditional craft, all equipment will be provided.
Starts: 10.00 am - 4.00 pm at the Rangers' Cabin, Marbury Country Park. Booking essential.
Contact: Chris Moseley on 01606 77741
Email: chris.moseley@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

14th October 2017
Green Woodworking
Spend the weekend making small items of furniture out of natural materials, such as hazel. Items will include small tables, stools and chairs. No previous woodworking experience required. Booking Only.
Contact: Dave James on 01606 77741
Email: david.james@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

15th October 2017
Green Woodworking
Spend the weekend making small items of furniture out of natural materials, such as hazel. Items will include small tables, stools and chairs. No previous woodworking experience required. Booking Only.
Contact: Dave James on 01606 77741
Email: david.james@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

29th October 2017
Trees in the Park
A guided walk looking at the wide variety of trees in Marbury Country Park, including the Arboretum.
Starts: 10.00 am at the Rangers' Cabin/Marbury Lodge
Contact: Mary Jeeves 01606 77688

25th November 2017
Mammal Trapping
Join Marbury Ranger Chris Moseley to open the mammal traps set in Marbury Country Park.
Starts: 9.30 am at the Rangers' Cabin/Marbury Lodge
Contact: Jim Jeeves 01606 77688

17th December 2017
FoAM's Christmas Decorations Workshop
Come to our annual workshop to create some stunning decorations for your home from natural materials gathered in the woodlands.
Starts: 10.00 am - 12.00 pm by the Rangers' Cabin/Marbury Lodge
Contact: Joanne Redley 01606 44728